Sophia Szilagyi wins $4,000 Banyule Award - Art Collector

People's choice award winner Michelle Watson, Ascension. Courtesy: the artist

16 January 2012 | Sophia Szilagyi is the winner of the $4,000 biennial Banyule Award for Works on Paper, announced late last year.

The 2011 award was themed around the concept of duality. Szilagyi was selected by a judging panel that included Geelong Gallery director Geoffrey Edwards for a work called
Courage.

There were two people’s choice award winners, Liane Gough and Michelle Watson. Both receive a cash prize of $500.

The award exhibition featured 30 finalists, including eX de Medici working with Rosalind Atkins, Jazmina Cininas, Claude Jones and Martin King.


Jane O'Sullivan


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